They Too

Though it was a Sunday all seventy nine of them were at the large auditorium on the dot as if it were a normal working day. They had got up early cooked the promised specials for their families and hung on to crowded city buses resigned to the idea of a thirteen day work week. … Continue reading They Too

Vignettes From A Literary Festival

From January 30th to February 2nd of this year the well-known Malayalam newspaper Mathrubhumi conducted the Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL). With over three hundred writers participating from different parts of the world and a host of interesting topics for discussion, it was the place to be for people interested in the world of … Continue reading Vignettes From A Literary Festival

Realistic Tips for Rearing Readers

Doubtless, reading has many benefits. Educators, psychologists and behavioural scientists all underline its importance. But one finds that children are increasingly addicted to lighted screens. Given the different ill-effects of being glued to the screen it is our job to get children away from them. But as a parent how do you get your child … Continue reading Realistic Tips for Rearing Readers